Meaning of petite marmite

pe•tite mar•mite

Pronunciation: (pu-tēt' mär'mīt, mär-mēt'), [key]
  1. an aromatic broth made from meat, vegetables, and seasonings, served in the pot in which it has cooked.
  2. a small marmite for cooking and serving this soup.
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